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Descriptor English: Dehydrocholesterols
Descriptor Spanish: Deshidrocolesteroles
Descriptor Portuguese: Desidrocolesteróis
Descriptor French: Déhydrocholestérols
Entry term(s): (Z)-3 beta-Hydroxycholesta-5,27(20)-diene
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.247.222.222.347.200
D04.210.500.247.808.197.250
D10.570.938.208.320
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003684
Scope note: Cholesterol derivatives having an additional double bond in any position. The prevalent isomer 7-dehydrocholesterol is a precursor of cholesterol and of vitamin D3.
Annotation: do not confuse with DIHYDROCHOLESTEROL see CHOLESTANOL; 24-DEHYDROCHOLESTEROL see DESMOSTEROL is available
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Provitamins
Previous Indexing: Cholecalciferols (1966)
Cholestadienols (1974-1977)
Cholesterol (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CHOLESTADIENOLS 1978-90; DEHYDROCHOLESTEROL was see under VITAMIN D 3 1963-66
Online Note: use CHOLECALCIFEROLS to search DEHYDROCHOLESTEROL 1966
History Note: 91(78); was see under CHOLESTADIENOLS 1978-90; DEHYDROCHOLESTEROL was see under VITAMIN D 3 1963-66
DeCS ID: 3697
Unique ID: D003684
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/15
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Dehydrocholesterols - Preferred
Concept UI M0005761
Scope note Cholesterol derivatives having an additional double bond in any position. The prevalent isomer 7-dehydrocholesterol is a precursor of cholesterol and of vitamin D3.
Preferred term Dehydrocholesterols
(Z)-3 beta-Hydroxycholesta-5,27(20)-diene - Narrower
Concept UI M0005760
Preferred term (Z)-3 beta-Hydroxycholesta-5,27(20)-diene



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